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CNN
Aug 31, 2013 10:00am PDT
white house. vice president joe biden is here at the white house. chuck hagel, the chairman of the joint chief, martin dempsey, so all of that giving an indication that the president is close to making a decision, but because white house officials are saying this is not about imminent or commenced operations, perhaps we will be hearing about something else. we should also note this administration was set to start briefing members of the senate today, members of the house tomorrow, to fully get them up to speed on what is happen ng syria and so, it will be interesting to find out whether or not the president's comments have any impact. the other thing we should point out and this is just a small, minor thing, is that according to a note distributed to reporters here at the white house, a telepromter has been set up in the rose garen for the president's address. i only say that because yesterday, his comments were very much off the cuff. he had some notes in front of him, but he was not reading from prepared remarks, but this statement indicates that perhaps he will be doing that this afte
CNN
Aug 18, 2013 11:00am PDT
presidential primary process, sparking more speculation, he may run for the white house. >>> and joe biden also in this spotlight as a fund-raiser for new hampshire's democratic governor. >> thanks so much. also, the president is beginning this week at the white house with a lot of meetings. among the topics, what to do about egypt. hundreds have been killed since the military removed the democratically elected president. the washington most reports the white house may consider whether to stop next month's scheduled delivery of apache helicopters. senator john mccain just returned from egypt. he was on state of the union with candy crowley. is halting the shipment a viable answer? >> it ra's not an answer, a via thing to do. they could do it. whether they will do it, everybody says no. but indicating symbolically, the u.s. really does need to do mor more. >> with apache helicopters flying overhead, nothing is more symbolic of the united states of america siding with the generals. we could be cutting off the aid, the spare parts and maintenance of these military equipment we've given
CNN
Aug 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
joe biden speaking. it was a planned speech that he was to give there in houston before the american legion. he's the keynote speaker. let's bring in donna brazile and will cane. now you've had chuck hagel, john kerry has talked about this and now we see vice president joe biden. the highest level of president obama's here laying the groundwork for a justification for a use of force in syria. i mean, that's how i read it, donna. >> well, look, they also must exhaust every other legal means to go to the u.n., nato, the arab league. there are clearly steps being taken now to consult with our allies and to ensure that our response is appropriate. but i simply cannot believe that we're going to have a partisan petty fight over what the response should be. what the president is doing is consulting with members of congress. he's consulting with our allies, and we cannot simply allow the syrian regime to use these chemical weapons, and who knows, to let them out to others who clearly hate america that might use them against us at some point. so i think the administration is doing t
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
syria. military teams ramp up and inspection teams spread out. vice president joe biden says there's no doubt that syria's regime gassed its own people. key u.s. allies are echoing calls for military action and some reports suggest the countdown to u.s. strikes could be near hours. let's head to the capital of damascus and frederick pleitgen. apparently syria's prime minister came out an hour ago and said western nations are fabricating scenarios and coming up with false alibis to justify military intervention in syria. it seems like syria's feeling the heat. >> reporter: they certainly are feeling the heat and they certainly are remaining defiant. i read that. he says that the u.s. is fabricating evidence in syria. that's what we've heard over the past couple of days. the information ministry says that he feels the u.s. does not have any proof or has not presented any proof to the world and he challenged the obama's administration to make that proof and make a case for it. one of the things that the syrian government keeps saying is that they believe the un weapons inspectors on the
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 9:00am EDT
president joe biden's oldest son. delaware attorney general bo biden underwent testing with his dad by his side. the vice president's office says bo became disoriented and weak last week and did suffer a mild stroke three years ago. we'll keep you posted. >>> after days of being pressured to do so, cnn has learned the obama administration is stopping some military aid to egypt. this comes amid escalating violence between supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi and the interim government. pentagon correspondent chris lawrence joins us now. good morning, chris. >> good morning, carol. the obama administration is temporarily delaying military aid to egypt while it considers and determines if it wants to let future aid go through. whichever way the president decides, you can bet there are big american companies and a lot of american workers who have a stake in that decision. the obama administration could say enough's enough and cut aid to egypt, but some american companies want to keep that money flowing, because they are the ones cashing in. >> you're buying u.s. equipment from u.s.
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
are trying to figure out what's wrong with vice president joe biden's olden son. bo biden was hospitalized in houston after feeling disorientated on a recent family vacation. cnn political director mark preston is in washington. any clue on what's wrong? >> you know, carol, they are being very guarded about what they think might be happening to bo biden. we have learned that in fact he is being evaluated at m.d. anderson. that's a hospital world renowned for treating cancer patients. they are being guarded about his condition. we do know that in addition to vice president biden, bo biden's family, several family members surrounded him and dr. jill biden is down there as well. he's 44 years old. he has had some health issues in the past. in 2010, he had a minor stroke. bo biden is someone who is part of this really large nuclear family in many ways. they are well known for being very close knit. back in 1972, bo biden's mother died and sister died in a car crash. he was in that car and his brother and it is his father who has raised them through the years. we don't know what is
CNN
Aug 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
, of course, the son of vice president joe biden was evaluated at this cancer hospital after feeling weak and disoriented during a family vacation. officials have not said yet what is wrong with him or what this procedure was. after leaving the hospital, biden tweeted this out, it is a photo and a message. he says on our way home, can't wait to get back. thank you, houston. we hope he is well. president obama has a bold new plan to make colleges more affordable and more accountable. the president is on the road today and unveiled his proposal before an enthusiastic crowd. this is the university of buffalo. the president, he is prepared to create -- this is the country's first federal college ratings system. he says it will help students make smarter choices about higher education. >> the fact is that we have been spending more money on prisons, less money on college. and meanwhile, not enough colleges have been working to figure out how do we control costs? how do we cut back on costs? so all of this sticks it to students, sticks it to families and also taxpayers end up paying a bigg
CNN
Aug 30, 2013 11:00am PDT
well as vice president joe biden in the world about this notion of taking ye ining l action. why is he moving forward without partners around the world and without the authorization of congress. to go through those two things separately, the president said he was hoping to have more international cooperation. he was hoping to have the united nations go along with hip and make a strong stand against syria. but the president hinting as we all know that he's been stymied by russia throughout all of this. they have a permanent seat on the security council at the united nations. and the president alluded to that. as for congressional authorization, he said that he continues to consult with congress and that he's been trying to do that throughout this entire process. but you do get the sense, wolf, you talked about the timetable. before he goes to the g-20 summit that's happening next week, if he were really hell bent on getting authorization from congress he would have to probably wait for several days and he would not be able to go to that g-20 summit. so it is more likely than not, wolf,
CNN
Aug 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
caucus state in 2013. including joe biden. he will go to iowa next month. republicans ted cruz, rick santorum and donald trump have already visited iowa. so the presidential race is on even though we just elected a president barely nine months ago. plenty of time for stupid stuff on the internet. perhaps emboldened by the slap sarah palin game, the republicans have started a slap hillary game. a little thumping and you get to slap her. democrats and anti-violence groups are not happy, although they did not condemn the slap palin game. they are now condemning the slap hillary game. >> reporter: well, we all know that hillary clinton has not said she's running for president in 2016, but she's speaking today at the american bar association's annual meeting in san francisco where she's getting an award and any time she gives a big speech, we get to talk about her potential future plans and if those plans do include the wine house, this group t hillary project wants to keep her from getting there. >> reporter: the hillary project bills itself as the only thing standing between her and the
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